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Frank D. "Precious" Alley, 83, of Alley Branch in Catlettsburg, passed away Monday, Jan. 2, 2017, in Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland with his family at his side.
Frank was born April 4, 1933, in Catlettsburg, son of the late Charles M. and Virginia Boyd Alley. In addition to his parents, Frank was preceded in death by his brothers, Roy, John, Tom and Jim; and a sister, Charlene Williams.
He was a graduate of Boyd County High School, after graduation he joined the Navy and served aboard the U.S.S. Worchester being honorably discharged in 1954. He retired in 1994 as a sheet metal worker, he was also a member of American Legion Post 93 of Kenova and Ashland Baptist church.
Survivors include a son, Brandon and his wife, Amy, of Ashland; two grandsons he adored, Slone and Sawyer; sisters Lois Marushi (Bill) of Catlettsburg, Janet Roark of South Point, Ohio and Dottie Spradlin of Boykin, Va.; a brother, Bill Alley (Connie) of Catlettsburg and his girlfriend, Eleanor Deskins of Catlettsburg; a sister-in-law, Frances Alley of Catlettsburg; his special friend, Jim Finley; and numerous other friends and family.
Funeral services to honor Mr. Alley will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017, at Kilgore & Collier Funeral Home, 2702 Panola Street in Catlettsburg. Pastor Daniel Crump will officiate. Final resting place will be in Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens. Military rites will be by Kenova Post 93 and the U.S. Navy at the cemetery.
Friends may call after 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donation may be sent to American Legion Post 93, P.O. Box 26, Kenova, WV 25530.
Condolences may left at kilgorecollierfunealhome.com.
Published on January 3, 2017
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